Group    From 1981  To 1997

London Docklands Development Corporation

Categories: History, Property

London Docklands Development Corporation

We did not initially recognise this logo, on at least 8 plaques in the Surrey Docks area, and maybe others elsewhere. We tried Google's image search and the results made us laugh; being an array of cute white animals: puppies, cows, cats, ponies, dinosaurs ....

A quango agency set up by the U.K. Government to regenerate the depressed docklands area of east London. It helped to create Canary Wharf, Surrey Quays shopping centre, London City Airport, the Excel Exhibition Centre and the Docklands Light Railway. It was formally wound up in 1997, under a process called "dedesignation" and its powers reverted to the London Boroughs.

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
London Docklands Development Corporation

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Brunel's Engine House

Brunel's engine house The tunnel shaft and pumping house for Marc Brunel's tu...

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Hydraulic lock gate engine

Hydraulic Lock Gate Engine This machinery was installed in 1902, at the time ...

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Hydraulic sluice

Hydraulic Sluice The sluice gate inside this pit was raised and lowered using...

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Other Subjects

Department of National Heritage

Department of National Heritage

Created on 11 April 1992.  By 2013 it had become part of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport which sponsors English Heritage.

Group, History, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Friends of the Forgotten Irish

Friends of the Forgotten Irish

The Irish Post has a photo of a similar plaque erected by this group in Dublin.

Group, Community / Clubs, History, Ireland

1 memorial
Battlefields Trust

Battlefields Trust

Founded to preserve the battle sites of Britain. The founding motivation was the fact that the battlefield of Naseby, (a perfectly preserved site of the battle of the English Civil War), was to be ...

Group, Armed Forces, History

1 memorial
E.R. Levett

E.R. Levett

In 1960 was living or working at 6 Golden Yard, Hampstead.

Person, History

1 memorial